Teacher Events in the West Midlands

Events

Type of event Title Description Venue Start date Info file
Professional
Development
Use of GeoGebra in GCSE and A level MathematicsThis FREE course is split into two twilight sessions, the first suitable for beginners, and a second session exploring more advanced features. Teachers are welcome to attend either or both sessions. Please see the attached flyer for further details and a link to the on-line booking form.City of Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College16/10/2018Info
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Raising Confidence with ReasoningThis day focuses on topics in the GCSE which are developed into AS/A level Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Core Maths. It will provide strategies and ideas for teachers to use in their classrooms to deepen their students' understanding, encourage them to study mathematics beyond GCSE and support them in this.Wolverhampton23/10/2018Info
Teacher NetworkUse of Cuisenaire Rods as a support to Bar Modelling in Secondary MathematicsThis hands-on session explores the use of Cuisenaire Rods and their link to Bar Models. It will focus on how both can be used to develop conceptual understanding, particularly of equivalence. It links to Bruner's Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract approach which is regarded as an essential element of Mastery teaching.Walsall Campus, University of Wolverhampton24/10/2018Info
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GeoGebra for BeginnersThis course will be of interest to teachers who would like to use technology to enrich the student experience in the classroom at both GCSE and A Level Mathematics. The day will include a session on how the use of GeoGebra can develop understanding when investigating and manipulating large data sets. No previous experience of GeoGebra is required.Juniper Room Telford Innovation Campus25/10/2018Info
Professional
Development
Raising Confidence with ReasoningA GCSE Maths course designed to develop classroom confidence in reasoning.Tamworth07/11/2018Info
Professional
Development
Introduction to Mechanics for BeginnersThis course is split into two twilight sessions, and is for teachers who have not previously taught mechanics. It will cover the key topics of motion and force which underpin the mechanics content of the new Maths AS/A Level. Please see the attached flyer for further details and a link to the on-line booking form.City of Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College15/11/2018Info
Teacher NetworkTelford Maths Teacher NetworkA network event for Maths teachers from all schools in Telford & Wrekin. Please see the flyer for further details and a link to the on-line booking form.Telford Conference Centre28/11/2018Info
Professional
Development
Core Maths ConferenceProfessional development for current teachers of Core Maths or those with some experience.The Priory Rooms, Birmingham03/12/2018
Professional
Development
Raising Confidence with Problem SolvingA GCSE Maths course designed to develop classroom confidence in problem solving.Tamworth12/12/2018Info
Professional
Development
Raising Confidence with Problem SolvingThis day focuses on the development of Problem Solving through secondary mathematics. We will consider different models for embedding a problem solving culture in the classroom and provide practical strategies that help students to become more resilient problem solvers. Through reference to recent GCSE exam questions we look at how problem solving can be introduced across the mathematics curriculum and provide ideas for teachers to embed these skills systematically throughout secondary mathematiWolverhampton12/12/2018Info
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Raising Confidence with Higher MathematicsA GCSE Maths course designed to develop classroom confidence in higher mathematics.Tamworth23/01/2019Info
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Development
Raising Confidence with Higher MathematicsA GCSE Maths course designed to develop classroom confidence in higher mathematics.Wolverhampton28/02/2019Info


Sustained professional development courses and other national events

In addition to the local professional development events listed above, the FMSP offers a range of sustained professional development courses. Most of these courses include a blend of online learning and face-to-face study days. Some courses are delivered solely online through our Live Online Professional Development programme. Eligible teachers undertaking a sustained course can now get their course fees reimbursed on completion.

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